Focus on relevant context and characters for stories to engage learners and get better results, rather than just trying to entertain participants.
A prospective client called asking to convert some training to online. This is our (fictionalized) conversation about using a scenario-based approach to the course.
This Storyline interaction simulates a series of text messages where you choose from three response options. Each response is assigned a score, which determines the final feedback message.
The links and resources in this post include branching scenarios, learner engagement, summaries of learning research, and good news for job seekers.
Review the pros and cons of the Articulate Rise scenario block. It’s quick and easy to build branching scenarios, but has limitations in functionality and flexibility.
The links and resources in this post include learning science, patterns and tips for branching scenarios, visual design principles, and some free resources.
Bryan Jones from eLearningArt invited me and 59 other eLearning people to share their single best tip for creating effective eLearning scenarios.
Branching scenarios are great, but when are they worth the time and effort required to create them?
Branching scenarios are great. However, no solution is the right approach 100% of the time. Sometimes, another strategy makes more sense.
I’m speaking at the Learning Solutions 2019 Conference. I have a session on choosing branching scenarios and a panel in the future of instructional design.